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Poll Results

Best Antique Shop

Sonoma

Whistle Stop Antiques
130 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.542.9474.

Honorable Mention: Tie
Antique Society
2661 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol. 707.829.1733.

Robert's Relics
335 Windsor River Road, Windsor. 707.838.0208.

Napa

Red Hen Antiques
5091 St. Helena Hwy., Napa. 707.257.0822.


Best Art Supply Store

Sonoma

Rileystreet Art & Creative Supplies
103 Maxwell Court, Santa Rosa. 707.526.2446.
500 W. Napa St., Sonoma. 707.935.3199.

Honorable Mention
Montmartre Artist's Supplies
156 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.824.4837.

Napa

Redwood Art Supply
3383 Solano Ave., Napa. 707.226.2466.


Best Auto Dealer, New

Sonoma

Freeman Toyota
2875 Corby Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.542.1791.

Honorable Mention: Tie

Prestige Imports
2800 Corby Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.545.6602.

Manly Automotive Group
2701 Corby Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.542.5377.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Bmw Concord
1945 Market St., Concord. 925.682.3577.

Kastner Honda
282 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.252.4011.

Marin

First Place: Tie

Hansel Toyota
1125 Auto Center Drive, Petaluma. 707.769.2333.

Hansel Honda
1310 Auto Center Drive, Petaluma. 707.769.4000.


Best Auto Dealer, Used

Sonoma

Groth Motors
505 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.3857.

Honorable Mention

Angel Motors
2835 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa. 707.578.1592.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Jenson Motor Center
495 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.253.9100.

McConnell Chevrolet
1395 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.433.3384.

Marin

First Place: Tie

Hansel Toyota
1125 Auto Center Drive, Petaluma. 707.769.2333.

Hansel Honda
1310 Auto Center Drive, Petaluma. 707.769.4000.


Best Auto Detailing

Sonoma

Detail City
2692 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.575.3113.

Honorable Mention
Mission Car Wash
257 College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.579.9274.

Napa

Classic Car Wash
1050 Freeway Drive, Napa. 707.255.5655.

Marin

G&C Auto Body
810 Anderson Drive, San Rafael. 415.457.7855.
251 Bellevue Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.525.3520.
896 Lakeville St., Petaluma. 707.762.7556.


Best Auto Repair

Sonoma

First Place: Tie
McCoy's German Auto
2711 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa. 707.526.4179.

Empire Too
3077 Wilijan Court, Santa Rosa. 707.577.0449.

Honorable Mention: Tie

Larkfield Auto Body
4809 Old Redwood Hwy., Santa Rosa. 707.546.6881.

G&C Auto Body
251 Bellevue Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.525.3520.
896 Lakeville St., Petaluma. 707.762.7556.
810 Anderson Drive, San Rafael. 415.457.7855.

Napa

Silverado Auto Service
713 Silverado Trail, Napa. 707.257.2000.

Marin

Japan Auto
48 Front St., San Rafael. 415.258.9376.


Best Bank

Sonoma

Exchange Bank
545 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.524.3106.

Honorable Mention
Redwood Credit Union
370 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.545.4000.
250 Rohnert Park Expressway, Rohnert Park. 707.545.4000.
301 N. Mcdowell Blvd., Petaluma. 707.545.4000.
1701 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.4000.

Napa

Vintage Bank
3271 Browns Valley Road, Napa. 707.224.5417.
3626 Bel Air Plaza, Napa. 707.256.1966.
6498 Washington St., Yountville. 707.258.3999.

Marin

Tamalpais Bank
851 Irwin St., Sausalito. 415.454.1212.


Best Bike Shop

Sonoma

NorCal Bike Sport (Formerly Dave's Bike Sport)
353 College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.573.0112.

Honorable Mention
The Bike Peddler
605 College Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.571.2428.

Napa

First Place: Tie

Bicycle Trax
796 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.258.8729.

Bicycle Madness
2500 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.253.2453.

Marin

Gravy Wheels
702 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415.924.2726.


Best Body Art Shop

Sonoma

Monkey Wrench
1066 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.0610.

Honorable Mention: Tie
Eye Spy Tattoos & Piercing
122 American Alley, Petaluma. 707.776.4779.

Loops & Pierces
1700 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.6559.

Napa

Doc Of Rock
1811 Old Sonoma Road, Napa. 707.226.7652.


Best Bookstore, New

Sonoma

Copperfield's Books
138 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.8991.
2316 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.578.9838.
140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 707.762.0563.
1330 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.1616.

Honorable Mention, Independent
North Light Books & Cafe
550 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati. 707.792.4300.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
Barnes & Noble
700 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.576.7494.

Napa

Bookends Book Store
1014 Coombs St., Napa. 707.254.7323.

Marin

Point Reyes Books
11315 State Route 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.1542.


Best Bookstore, Used

Sonoma

Copperfield's Books
650 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.5326.
6821 Laguna Parkway, Sebastopol. 707.829.0429.
140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 707.762.0563.

Honorable Mention
Treehorn Books
625 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.1782.

Napa

Copperfield's Books
1303 First St., Napa. 707.252.8002.
1330 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.1616.

Marin

Copperfield's Books
140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 707.762.0563.


Best CD Store, New

Sonoma

Last Record Store
739 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.1963.

Honorable Mention
Back Door Disc & Tape
7665 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati. 707.795.9597.

Napa

First Place, Independent

Free Time (D.B.A. Mudd Hens)
1348 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.0210.

First Place, Corporate

Wherehouse
3219 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.252.9272.

Marin

Bedrock Records
2226 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.258.9745.


Best Cd Store, Used

Sonoma

Last Record Store
739 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.1963.

Honorable Mention
Back Door Disc & Tape
7665 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati. 707.795.9597.

Napa

Wherehouse
3219 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.252.9272.

Marin

Bedrock Records
2226 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.258.9745.


Best Cigar and Pipe Shop

Sonoma

Mighty Quinn
3372 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.545.5081.
1099 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.457.2420.

Honorable Mention
Peacepipe
622 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.541.7016.

Napa

Baker Street Tobacco Clocks & Gifts
3053 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.252.2766.
1018 First St., Napa. 707.255.4434.

Marin

Ludwig's Smoke Shop
431 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo. 415.456.1820.


Best Clothing Store, Men's

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
Patrick James
2340 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.523.2346.

First Place, Corporate
Macy's
900 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa. 707.579.3333.
800 Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa. 707.523.3333.

Honorable Mention: Tie
Punch
711 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.4766.
245 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.2282.

Outlander
101 Plaza St., Healdsburg. 707.433.7800.

Napa

Mario's
1228 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.1603.

Marin

Gene Hiller
729 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.3636.


Best Clothing Store

Sonoma

Hot Couture Vintage Fashion
101 Third St., Santa Rosa. 707.528.7247.

Honorable Mention
Shards & Remnants
130 S. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.1366.

Napa

Wildcat
1210 First St., Napa. 707.257.8702.


Best Clothing Store, Women's

Sonoma

First Place, Independent

Punch
711 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.4766.
245 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.2282.

First Place, Corporate

Macy's
900 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa. 707.579.3333.
800 Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa. 707.523.3333.

Honorable Mention: Tie
Dressers
145 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.8757.

Las Manos
250 Coddingtown Mall, Santa Rosa. 707.541.0740.
711 Village Court, Santa Rosa. 707.528.3028.
8200 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati. 707.795.6241.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Mustard Seed Clothing Co.
1301 Napa Town Center, Napa. 707.255.4222.

Twenty Six
1219-B Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.0495.

Marin

Pearl
1020 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415.464.1808.
1428 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.3236.


Best Computer Store

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
HSC Electronic Supply of Santa Rosa
5681 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.585.7344.

First Place, Corporate
CompUSA
2835 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.541.0995.

Honorable Mention, Independent
Executron Computers
1831 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa. 707.525.3715.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
Best Buy
1950 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.545.1078.

Napa

CompUSA
130 Nut Tree Parkway, Vacaville. 707.469.8687.


Best Copy/Business Services

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
Sprint Copy Center
175 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.3900.

First Place, Corporate
Kinko's
901 E. Washington St., Petaluma. 707.763.6553.
700 Third St., Santa Rosa. 707.523.0922.

Honorable Mention
Clone Digital Print & Copy
1 Padre Parkway, Ste. G, Rohnert Park. 707.585.2336.
618 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.527.6565.

Napa

Kinko's
702 Lincoln Ave., Napa. 707.226.7722.


Best Costume Shop

Sonoma

Disguise the Limit / Funny Business
100 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.1477.

Honorable Mention
House of Humor
318 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.544.7600.

Napa

Party Time
3230 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.226.8915.


Best Culinary Store

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
Hardisty's Homewares
1565 Farmer's Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.545.0534.

First Place, Corporate
Whole Foods
6910 Mckinley St., Sebastopol. 707.829.9801.

Honorable Mention
McCoy's Cookware
2759 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.3856.

Napa

Shackford's
1350 Main St., Napa. 707.226.2132.

Marin

Williams-Sonoma
1802 Redwood Hwy., Corte Madera. 415.924.2940.


Best Day Spa

Sonoma

Osmosis Enzyme Bath & Massage
209 Bohemian Hwy., Freestone. 707.823.8231.

Honorable Mention
Mermaids Spa & Seaweed Bath Shop
115 S. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.3535.

Napa

Emerald Day Spa
1523 Main St., Napa. 707.226.2700.

Marin

Spa de Novato
1305 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.897.8712.


Best Electronics Store

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
HSC Electronic Supply of Santa Rosa
5681 Redwood Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.585.7344.

First Place, Corporate
Radio Shack
411 Stony Point Road, Santa Rosa. 707.526.7620.
707 Second St. #1032, Santa Rosa. 707.526.4571.
1220 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.546.7895.
510 Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.546.8423.
2182 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.527.9419.
30 Raley's Towne Center, Rohnert Park. 707.585.1507.
600 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.8320.
8844 Lakewood Drive, Windsor. 707.838.1648.
133 N. Mcdowell Blvd., Petaluma. 707.762.0956.
15600 River Road, Guerneville. 707.869.2832.
201 W. Napa St. #16, Sonoma. 707.996.1956.

Honorable Mention, Independent
Soundscape
1044 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.578.4434.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
Best Buy
1950 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.545.1078.

Napa

Radio Shack
3016 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.255.5000.

Marin

Electronics Plus
823 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.457.0466.


Best Gift Shop

Sonoma

Milk & Honey
123 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.824.1155.

Honorable Mention: Tie
Positively Fourth Street
628 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.526.3588.

Classic Duck
532 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa. 707.575.0755.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Brix Restaurant
7377 Saint Helena Hwy., Napa. 707.944.2749.

The Glass Gallery Design &Amp; Resource
815 Main St., Napa. 707.253.7763.


Best Grocery Store

Sonoma

Oliver's Market
546 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati. 707.795.9501.
560 Montecito Court, Santa Rosa. 707.537.7123.

Honorable Mention
Fiesta & Pacific Markets
550 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.9735.
1465 Town and Country Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.546.3663.

Napa

Vallerga's Market
3385 Solono Ave., Napa. 707.253.2621.
301 First St., Napa. 707.253.1666.
1525 Imola Ave., Napa. 707.253.2622.


Best Hair Salon

Sonoma

Elle Lui
205 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.575.1474.

Honorable Mention
Mane Event
6741 Sebastopol Ave., Ste. 120, Sebastopol. 707.823.5153.

Napa

Beheaded Salon & Art Gallery
1519 Main St., Napa. 707.251.8468.


Best Hardware Store

Sonoma

Sebastopol Hardware Center
660 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.7688.

Honorable Mention, Independent

Garrett's Ace Hardware
1340 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.433.5593.
10540 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor. 707.433.6590.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
Yardbird's Home Center
5300 Commerce Blvd., Rohnert Park. 707.585.3800.
2000 Lakeville Hwy., Petaluma. 707.778.6100.
100 Bicentennial Way, Santa Rosa. 707.546.5662.

Napa

Steve's Ace Hardware
1370 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.3423.

Marin

Jim Corbet's Ace Hardware
1155 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415.461.5330.


Best Herbal Apothecary

Sonoma

Rosemary's Garden
132 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.2539.

Honorable Mention
Farmacopia
95 Montgomery Drive #90, Santa Rosa. 707.528.4372.

Napa

Golden Carrot Natural Foods
1621 W. Imola Ave., Napa. 707.224.3117.

Marin

Garden of Eden
65 Third St. #16, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.1747.


Best Internet Provider

Sonoma

sonic.net
2260 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa. 707.522.1000.

Honorable Mention
NetEase
1220 North Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa. 800.580.0932.

Napa

Napa Net
1142 First St., Napa. 707.257.2826.

Marin

sonic.net
2260 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa. 707.522.1000.


Best Framing Shop

Sonoma

My Daughter the Framer
1617 Terrace Way, Santa Rosa. 707.542.3599.

Honorable Mention
Mesh Gallery
6984 Mckinley St., Sebastopol. 707.823.1971.

Napa

Ben Franklin
1630 Clay St., Napa. 707.224.4458.


Best Furniture Store

Sonoma

R.S. Basso Home Furnishings & Accessories
970 Gravenstein Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.1426.
115 Plaza St., Healdsburg. 707.431.1925.

Honorable Mention

Pedersen's Drexel Heritage
707 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.542.1855.

Napa

Settings
1249 Napa Town Center, Napa. 707.258.8099.

Marin

Sunrise Home
831 B St., San Rafael. 415.456.3939.


Best Futon Shop

Sonoma

The Futon Shop
3499 Industrial Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.578.4242.

Honorable Mention
Sonoma Futon & Accessories
705 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.571.0100.

Napa

Futons & Furniture
1138 Main St., Napa. 707.252.3626.

Marin

Mary's Futon
4100 Redwood Hwy., San Rafael. 415.472.2919.


Best Outdoor Gear Shop

Sonoma

Sonoma Outfitters
145 Third St., Santa Rosa. 707.528.1920.

Honorable Mention, Independent
Marin Outdoors
2770 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.544.4400.
935 Andersen Drive, San Rafael. 415.453.3400.
3900-A Bel Aire Plaza, Napa. 707.256.1680.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
REI
2715 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.540.9025.

Napa

Marin Outdoors
3900-A Bel Aire Plaza, Napa. 707.256.1680.

Marin

Marin Outdoors
935 Anderson Drive, San Rafael. 415.453.3400.
2770 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.544.4400.
3900-A Bel Aire Plaza, Napa. 707.256.1680.


Best Home Furnishings

Sonoma

R.S. Basso Home Furnishings & Accessories
970 Gravenstein Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.1426.
115 Plaza St., Healdsburg. 707.431.1925.

Honorable Mention
Gado Gado International
129 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.8244.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Showplace North
1350 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.5556.

Settings
1249 Napa Town Center, Napa. 707.258.8099.


Best Jewelry Store

Sonoma

Earthworks
350 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa. 707.528.7181.
403 First St., Sonoma. 707.935.0290.

Honorable Mention
Milk & Honey
123 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.824.1155.

Napa

Napa Valley Jewelers
1317 Napa Town Center, Napa. 707.224.0997.

Marin

Solarium
815 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.897.7556.


Best Musical Instrument Store

Sonoma

Zone Music
7884 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati. 707.664.1213.

Honorable Mention
People's Music
122 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.823.7664.

Napa

Napa Valley Piano
1141 First St., Napa. 707.224.5397.

Marin

Amazing Grace Music
111 Red Hill Ave., San Anselmo. 415.456.0414.


Best Motorcycle Shop

Sonoma

Michael's Harley Davidson
7601 Redwood Drive, Cotati. 707.793.9180.

Honorable Mention
Jim & Jim's Yamaha
910 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.545.1672.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Reed's Custom Cycles
674 Soscal Ave., Napa. 707.256.3326.

Napa Valley Classics
820 Third St., Napa. 707.253.8185.


Best Natural Foods Store

Sonoma

First Place, Independent

Community Market
1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.1806.

First Place, Corporate
Whole Foods
6910 Mckinley St., Sebastopol. 707.829.9801.

Honorable Mention
Oliver's Market
546 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati. 707.795.9501.
560 Montecito Court, Santa Rosa. 707.537.7123.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Calistoga Natural
1426 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga. 707.942.5822.

Golden Carrot Natural Foods
1621 W. Imola Ave., Napa. 707.224.3117.

Marin

Good Earth Natural Foods
1966 Sir Frances Drake Blvd., Fairfax. 415.454.0123.


Best Nursery

Sonoma

Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery
3244 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Sebastopol. 707.823.9125.

Honorable Mention
Bassignani Nursery
1841 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol. 707.823.3984.

Napa

Van Winden's Pueblo Garden Center
1805 Pueblo Ave., Napa. 707.255.8400.

Marin

Mostly Natives
27235 Hwy. 1, Tomales. 707.878.2009.


Best Optical Store

Sonoma

Sonoma Eyeworks

534 Larkfield Shopping Center, Santa Rosa. 707.578.2020.

Honorable Mention, Independent
Optical World

1054 Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa. 707.544.3000.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
Lens Crafters
2033 Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa. 707.544.0924.

Napa

Site for Sore Eyes
1237 Napa Town Center, Napa. 707.224.7483.

Marin

Toso Optical
1526 Fifth Ave., San Rafael. 415.457.9410.


Best Snow/Skate/Board Shop

Sonoma

Brotherhood
1215 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.0660.

Honorable Mention
Santa Rosa Ski & Sport
1125 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.578.4754..

Napa

Board Garden
2740 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.253.7949.

Marin

MSS/ Marin Surf Sports
254 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415.381.9283.
907 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.453.9283.


Best Shoe Store

Sonoma

Sole Desire
441 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa. 707.571.8643.
2411 Magowan Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.542.1690.
500 W. Napa St,. Ste. 540, Sonoma. 707.933.1702.

Honorable Mention
Santa Rosa Shoes Inc.
2555 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.1083.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Shoes on First
1239 First St., Napa. 707.252.7280.

Birkenstock on Main
1422 Main St., St. Helena. 707.967.9594.

Marin

Birkenstock Station
47-A Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 415.924.8568.


Best Ski Shop

Sonoma

Santa Rosa Ski & Sport
1125 W. Steele Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.578.4754.

Napa

Snowdrift Ski-Tennis Shop
3090 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.255.3509.

Marin

Swiss Ski Sports
821 E. Francisco Blvd., San Rafael. 415.721.2401.


Best Surf Shop

Sonoma

Northern Lights
17190 Bodega Hwy., Bodega. 707.876.3032.

Honorable Mention
Brotherhood
1215 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.546.0660.

Napa

First Place: Tie

Board Garden
2740 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.253.7949.

Snowdrift Ski-Tennis Shop
3090 Jefferson St., Napa. 707.255.3509.

Marin

MSS/ Marin Surf Sports
254 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415.381.9283.
907 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.453.9283.


Best Tanning Salon

Sonoma

Adrenaline Zone
124 Calistoga Road, Santa Rosa. 707.538.7538.

Honorable Mention
Great Sunsations
Brickyard Center, 508 Seventh St., Santa Rosa. 707.546.6786.

Napa

Splash
1403 Lincoln Ave., Napa. 707.254.0767.


Best Local Secondhand Store

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
Pine Grove General Store
149 N. Main St., Sebastopol. 707.829.1138.

First Place, Corporate
Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire
3535 Industrial Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.545.2492.
645 Sebastopol Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.570.2392.
18506 Sonoma Hwy., Sonoma. 707.996.4097.
513 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. 707.431.8408.
172 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma. 707.778.7485.

Honorable Mention
Sacks on the Square
116 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.541.7227.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Consigning Women
1625 Imola Ave. W., Napa. 707.252.5322.

Lolo's
1120 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.7972.

Marin

West Marin Community Thrift Store
11431 State Route 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.9227.


Best Video Rental

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
Box Office Video Store
6960 Mckinley St., Sebastopol. 707.823.9798.
2700 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.575.8383.

First Place, Corporate
Video Droid
1901 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.526.3313.
590 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati. 707.794.9797.
957 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.585.3151.

Honorable Mention
Bradley Video
3080 Marlow Road, Santa Rosa. 707.579.4473.
56 Mission Circle, Santa Rosa. 707.538.7752.
7271 Snyder Lane, Novato. 415.897.4908.
6731 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol. 707.829.5253.

Napa

Peter's Video
1509 W. Imola Ave., Napa. 707.224.7842.
1000 Foothill Blvd., Calistoga. 707.942.4751.
1200 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.2739.

Marin

Video Droid
898 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael. 415.456.3146.
586 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur. 415.924.2679.
87 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415.383.3666.
215 Shoreline Hwy., Mill Valley. 415.381.9315.
590 E. Cotati Ave., Cotati. 707.794.9797.


Best Vinyl Record Store

Sonoma

Last Record Store
739 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.1963.

Honorable Mention
Red Devil Records
170 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 707.769.8999.

Marin

Village Music
9 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley. 415.388.7900.


Best Juicy Excuse for Being Late to Work

Sonoma

First Place
I'm in love

Honorable Mention
Traffic

Napa

Sex

Marin

Surfing


Best Way to Beat the High Cost of Living

Sonoma

Live with friends

Napa

Move out of the state

Marin

Love life for the simple things


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From the March 20-26, 2003 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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